Treating Autoimmune Disease with Acupuncture

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The Acupuncture Newsletter September 2015 Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune disorders, integrative medicine solutions …

Keep Your Skin Healthy with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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  Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can be very effective at treating skin conditions. Treatments can provide quick relief for acute symptoms, as well as significant and lasting relief from recurrent or chronic skin conditions. The skin reflects and reacts to imbalances within the body’s internal landscape and the effects of the environment. Internal disharmonies caused …

FDA issues strong heart attack, stroke warning for common painkillers…try Chinese herbs instead!

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by BIANCA SEIDMAN CBS NEWS July 10, 2015  The FDA issued a strong warning about the increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with some of the most common pain relievers — NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The popular drugs, which are available by prescription or over the counter, are commonly used to relieve …

Curry Power: Turmeric Compound Boosts Growth of Brain’s Stem Cells

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BY  DOUGLAS MAIN  NEWSWEEK 9/26/14 AT 10:40 AM Scientists have found that a chemical component of the spice turmeric—commonly used in Indian cuisine and curries—increases the regeneration of new neurons in cell cultures and in lab rats. As with other organs, the brain has a pretty impressive ability to repair itself (within reason), and neural stem cells …